May 25, 2017

Summertime Healthcare Tips – Walk-In Primary Care for Non-Emergency Conditions

Ah, summertime. The kids are out of school, the weather is warm, the backyard is calling your name, and the long-awaited vacation is right around the corner. But alas, summertime. The weather brings the bugs, the sunshine brings sunburn, the family picnic brings a stomach bug, and the kids being out of school brings more […]

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May 23, 2017

The Top Five Things You Can Expect from a Top 15 Health System

By now you’ve heard that Mission Health has been recognized as one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics for a remarkable fifth time in the past six years. Great news for Mission Health, right? Right – but also for you. “So what? What does that mean for me?” Well, at […]

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May 19, 2017

Lowering Your Breast Cancer Risk – Small and Simple Lifestyle Changes

By Jennifer McAlister, MD A recent article in the New York Times jumped out at me because the writer did a great job of discussing how women can lower their risk of breast cancer through healthy living. What I really like is that it outlines small and simple lifestyle changes that not only reduce risk […]

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May 19, 2017

How Long Should Your Child Sleep? Advice for Good Sleep Habits and Recommended Duration

By Bruce Bacot, MD Pediatric Pulmonologist As summer break and school vacations approach, we look forward to relaxing schedules and less structure. Even so, a consistent sleep schedule and adequate sleep each night are important. With longer days and more activities, children are often permitted to stay up much later and sleep later to compensate. While […]

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May 18, 2017

Planes, Trains and Sick to Your Stomach? Symptoms and Solutions for Motion Sickness

If you’ve ever been sick to your stomach on a rocking boat or a bumpy airplane ride, you know the discomfort of motion sickness. It doesn’t cause long-term problems, but it can make your life miserable, especially if you travel a lot. Children from 5 to 12 years old, women and older adults get motion […]

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